West Island (Lacepede Islands)

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West Island is an island within the Lacepede Islands group, which sits about 30 kilometres (20 mi) off the coast of the Dampier Peninsula in north-west Western Australia. It is located at 16° 51' S 122° 06' E.[1] It forms part of the Lacepede Islands Important Bird Area (IBA), so identified by BirdLife International because of its importance for breeding seabirds.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "West Island". Gazetteer of Australia online. Geoscience Australia, Australian Government. 
  2. ^ BirdLife International. (2011). Important Bird Areas factsheet: Lacepede Islands. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 2011-07-18.

Coordinates: 16°51′S 122°6′E / 16.850°S 122.100°E / -16.850; 122.100